Stories tagged: "abortion rights"

In an election roiled by coronavirus and racial injustice, three young voters tell us what's motivating them for this election. President Trump came up early and often. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
‘We Didn’t Vote in 2016’: Why These Young NC Voters Are So Eager to Vote This Year

Three young voters from NC talk about the issues and the candidates that will drive them to the polls this year.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Kamala Harris in NC: This Election Is About Health Care and Women’s Rights

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke Monday from the oldest freedman college building in America at NC's Shaw University.

In this Sept. 8, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump stands on stage after speaking at a campaign rally at Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem, N.C. Senior aides describe North Carolina as a “must-win" for the Republican president. A loss in North Carolina, which Democrats have carried only once at the presidential level in the last 30 years, would make Trump's path to a second term incredibly difficult and signal dire challenges elsewhere on the electoral map. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump Campaigns Hard in North Carolina. But Does Coronavirus Overshadow His Message?

Trump campaigning on the US Supreme Court and voter fraud, but coronavirus and the economy is on the minds of many in North Carolina.

Graphic for Cardinal & Pine by Desirée Tapia.
Tillis’ SCOTUS Vote Could Deny Health Insurance to Millions. Here’s What He Had to Say During Tuesday’s Debate.

Thom Tillis' pick could decide makeup of US Supreme Court. His opponent, Cal Cunningham, says confirmation should await election winner.

The Supreme Court's latest decision is a win, but many NC lawmakers remain hostile to abortion rights, a Planned Parenthood rep says.
Supreme Court’s Ruling a Win, But NC Lawmakers Are Still Hostile to Abortion Rights

Supreme Court decision a win for women’s health advocates, but lawmakers in nearly every state, including NC, introduced 300+ anti-abortion bills last year.